Sat Balachander


Licensing Associate
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(205) 975-6851

Sathya “Sat” Balachander, Ph.D, joined the team as a Licensing Associate in 2019 with an extensive background in life sciences and engineering. Prior to joining HIIE, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology, where he also received a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. His research focused on studying the factors responsible for targeting ribonucleotides and modified ribonucleotides embedded in DNA. Sat has has a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnolology and Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. Prior to moving to Birmingham, he was involved in the Georgia Tech community and in the city of Atlanta in various professional and leadership positions. He is an active science advocate and an avid podcast listener.